About mediastack

The mediastack API was built to provide a fully reliable and uniquely easy-to-use REST API for real-time and historical news data.

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The story behind mediastack

Originally starting out in 2017 as an internal sports news aggregation feed, over the years mediastack has grown to become of the most popular one-stop shops for news data, consistently offering thousands of relevant news and blog articles per day. News data is collected from 7,500+ globally renowned news sources, standardized and provided in straightforward and lightweight JSON format for programmatic use.

Today, mediastack is the trusted news data resource of more than 2,000 happy companies worldwide, powering live news feeds, data analytics platforms and trend analysis applications around the globe. The API is also used by tens of thousands of individuals, universities and non-profit organizations requiring a reliable source of live news data.

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